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The latest developments in transfer case technology include hybrids that combine full-time and part-time functions in one unit. Shown here is GM’s NVG246, otherwise known as the Autotrac system. It uses a number of sensors and its own computer to direct torque when in full-time mode, plus it has the traditional part-time 4-High and 4-Low modes as well. The Autotrac system is found on fullsize GM trucks and has made its way to the midsize TrailBlazer and Envoy SUVs.

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